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HOME TO A STREET MARKET

This short, but very crowded street runs from Via Nazionale to Basilica di San Lorenzo, passes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SoCalOregonian
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Murrieta, California
Exciting....if you like it!

Via dell'Ariento is a truly exciting place, if you really like this sort of market shopping. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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“HOME TO A STREET MARKET”
2 Aug 2018
“WAS a good market in the past”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This short, but very crowded street runs from Via Nazionale to Basilica di San Lorenzo, passes Mercato di San Lorenzo, and is lined with kiosks/stalls selling everything under the sun. However, be careful when you buy, as many of the products are not made in...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This nice leather market changed during the last years. Less Italian leather experts,salesman and qualities. Wouldn’t recommend to go there, only indian/Pakistani/Afrikans that sell anything and have everything. You can find some small shops behind the tends in the alley but really few Italians left.dont...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We could not believe the deals. If only we needed everything that was there to buy. We did see a lot of great deals and shops. I would spend a little time shopping here and exploring the area.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Via dell'Ariento is a truly exciting place, if you really like this sort of market shopping. It is worth walking around and looking at all the stalls selling everything imaginable, from "leather" belts to tiny trinkets. I suppose you get what you pay for...

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I'm the the stuff we bought was not high quality - but the atmosphere was fun and we were in Florence...so....

1  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The street markets are lively and colourful, and whilst not too aggressive, I heard one vendor offer 71% off a leather item to 2 ladies who were walking away. Haggle, have fun, and check the qualities

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

This market is full of out of country fakes. I would not buy a single thing from here. Also if you even look at something or point the salesman will heckle you and try to get you in. This place made me feel disgusted and...More

1  Thank HB_NOLA
Reviewed 2 July 2014

this market has lots of vendors selling different types of souvenirs and Florentine leather products. it's a good place if you want to buy some souvenirs because i actually found that some of the things i bought elsewhere were actually cheaper here. i'm not sure...More

2  Thank Marwa E
Reviewed 11 November 2012

If you come from the Duomo or Santa Maria Novella, you'll have to go through Via dell'Ariento and push your way through all these stalls when doing your grocery shopping at the Mercato Centrale. The (few) Italian vendors leave you alone but the mostly North...More

2  Thank Eric D
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Just outside the excellent Mercato Centrale is the street called Via dell'Ariento, which eventually merges or runs into the San Lorenzo market near San Lorenzo church. We walked this street after visiting Mercato Centrale so it was easy to not be that impressed by this...More

3  Thank BradJill
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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
...More
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